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f1 coming to limerock!

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  1. Briansol

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    oh word!


    Ecclestone Greenlights 2017 F1 Race at Lime Rock

    ASKWITH, U.K. (March 32) – In a surprise announcement, F1 major domo Bernie Ecclestone told reporters that he’s made a deal with Lime Rock Park owner Skip Barber to bring the Formula 1 circus to Connecticut’s 1.5-mile, 9-turn road course, starting in 2017. A date has not been set, and the F.I.A. World Council must still approve the expanded schedule, “But that’s simply a formality,” Ecclestone said.
    “I met Skip in Monaco back in the mid-70s, when I was running Brabham and Max [Mosely] was trying to stick Skip into that crap-can March,” Ecclestone said. “When I heard from one of my many minions that America’s New England region didn’t have an F1 race, well, I was shocked. So I rang up Skip."
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    Ecclestone (l.) and Barber met secretly at Lime Rock Park in 2012.
    Photo: “Photos by Kimi. Because I know what to do”


    Ecclestone, who had gathered 241 racing reporters around his feet inside his quaint $650 million cabin in Askwith, Worchestershire-on-Gloucestershire-no-thanks-to-Shropshire, England, also revealed that Formula One Management will not charge Lime Rock Park the normal one-year rights fee of $21 billion. “Instead, Skip’s going to buy me dinner at Mizza’s Pizza – and he has to change the oil in one of my Range Rovers,” Ecclestone said.

    On the other side of the Atlantic, Barber said, “As much as I would like an F1 race at Lime Rock, my handshake agreement with Bernie does not include an oil change. We’re still negotiating. I think rotating the Hankooks on his Wolseley 16/60 is sufficient, really.”

    Because of this ground-breakingly different business case, Barber said he will set ticket prices accordingly.

    “I’m thinking $12.50, plus the 10% Connecticut Amusement-Admission Tax, for a three-day pass,” Barber said.

    Ecclestone was quoted further as saying, “I am also very excited to bring my 75-meter motorhome, Helga’s Revenge, to the infamous Lime Rock infield camping area for the Formula One race. I personally love the painfully passé ‘No Fear’ bumper stickers you see on the campers. I mean, literally, they’re stuck to their arses. As well, the plush pigs along the camping area’s roadsides really do make me feel at home. Well, at least one or two of them.”
     
  2. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    please note today's date moron
    then actually read the entire article

    $12.50 for a 3 day pass???
    10% Connecticut Amusement-Admission Tax???
    75-meter motorhome???
     
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    derp :lol:



    along with the nurburging closing AF joke.
     
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    date of article.. March 32.. lol
     
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    The Photochop sticks out like a sore thumb.
     
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    Just end it now.

    Down the stream not across the river.
     
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    he cant see anything on his tiny 24 inch screen :D
     
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    im on my work 15" laptop :/
     
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    you write software and dont have a big screen? shame on your IT department.
     
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    lmao, I saw the PhotoShop and thought funny joke B. Can't believe you fell for it Brian!
     
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    B... :rolleyes:
     
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    i'm an on-site consultant. i'm basically never at HQ.
     
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